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Centre Launch: University of Leicester’s Stoneygate Centre for Empathetic Healthcare

Wednesday 26 April at 12:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The ‘early bird’ offer (offer code ‘EarlyBirdGuest’)  will expire on Wednesday 1st March 2023 after which all guests will pay standard admission (£80) to attend the conference. Register here

The Stoneygate Centre for Empathic Healthcare is being launched on Wednesday 26 April 2023.

The Stoneygate Centre for Empathic Healthcare will improve patients’ lives by pioneering an innovative approach to medical education and training that positions empathy at the heart of healthcare.

Event details:

Date: Wednesday 26 April 2023


Pre-launch conference: 12 noon – 5pm

Official Launch: 5pm – 7.30pm

Venue: Sir Bob Burgess Building, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE2 7TF



Pre-launch conference: £80
(or free with Early Bird offer code ‘EarlyBirdGuest’, if booked before 1 March 2023)
Official launch: Free



Pre-launch Conference, 12 noon – 5pm

The event will start with a networking lunch followed by keynote lectures, with Professor Nisha Dogra speaking about how an approach to diversity can lead to empathy. There will be a range of workshops presented by experts in the field, including conversations around end-of-life care, empathic approaches to obesity, patient involvement in medical education and a symposium on communication in inclusion health.


Official Launch, 5pm – 7.30pm

The official launch will include:

–  A keynote speech by Sir Jonathan Van-Tam, former Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England.

–  A panel discussion on the role of empathy within the NHS. Panellists include:

  • Professor Sue Carr, Deputy Medical Director, General Medical Council
  • Jonathan Broad, Senior Manager for Personalised Care, NHS England
  • Dr. Ronx Ikharia, Accident and Emergency Doctor and TV presenter
  • Professor Sir Mayur Lakhani, Chair of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management

Additional details of the launch

Register here




Wednesday 26 April
12:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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Stoneygate Centre for Empathetic Healthcare
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Sir Bob Burgess Building
University of Leicester
Leicester, LE2 7TF United Kingdom
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